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  • Pictures in the News | November 30, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Beijing car crash opens door to another scandal in China

     
    Before dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
  • Ebola outbreak coming to an end in Uganda, continues in Congo

     
    While Ebola continues to kill in the Congo, an outbreak of the virus in neighboring Uganda appears to be coming to an end, the World Health Organization said Monday, reporting that no new cases of the deadly fever had been confirmed in Uganda for a month....
  • High-flying son of African president wanted by French authorities

     
    The son of the autocratic president of Equatorial Guinea is wanted by French authorities investigating him for alleged corruption. Police have already confiscated 14 luxury cars belonging to Teodoro Obiang....
  • Clinton calls to 'rid the world' of Kony as attacks rise

     
    The notorious militia headed by Joseph Kony that has kidnapped hundreds of children and forced them to fight and serve as sex slaves must be stopped, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday in Uganda. But refugee and activist groups say the Lord&#...
  • Report: Congo mutineer forces 149 more boys, young men to fight

     
    A Congolese army general has forced at least 149 boys and young men to join his mutinying forces in less than a month, repeating the crime for which he has long been wanted by the International Criminal Court, according to a new report from Human Rights...
  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • French missions abroad on alert after cartoons mock Muslims

     
    French embassies and schools abroad were on alert after a magazine published cartoons mocking Muslims and the prophet Muhammad in the wake of protests around the globe over a controversial anti-Islam film....
  • Chinese to Panetta: focus on diplomacy, not military might

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
  • An old diary throws him a curve

    An old diary throws him a curve
    Reporting from Orange, Va. On the 19th page of the diary, I saw it. "Spence Mozingo came to . . . get boards for covering the Tob[acco] house." I clasped the back of my head in disbelief. Francis Taylor, a close cousin of James Madison, had kept a...
  • Kony video sequel tries to tackle some of the criticisms

     
    The makers of an explosively popular video that spotlighted the brutality of a Ugandan guerrilla leader have released a second video that redoubles their calls to stop Joseph Kony and grapples with some of the criticisms aimed at their controversial...